Purpose of the presentation was to provide:
- an overview of the current fiscal and socio-economic reality within which the 2017 budget is set, including an overview of the impact of the recent credit downgrades on the Western Cape;
- elaborate on the fiscal and budget policy principles that informed the 2017 Provincial Budget
- share the 2017 Provincial Budget with specific reference to infrastructure spending within the Overberg District and the Theewaterskloof Municipality; and
- strengthen the working relationship and culture of intergovernmental cooperation between the Western Cape Government and the Municipality.